During these troubling times, it’s not unusual to feel anxious and stressed especially after watching or reading the news. With social distancing, you might also be feeling isolated and alone. People with previously diagnosed mental illnesses, such as depression, anxiety, and PTSD, might be struggling more than usual because it’s difficult to maintain a routine. At South Bay Counseling LCSW PC, we want you to know that we are here to help.
We have listed resources below to help you through this. Try to take one day at a time and remember to practice self-care. Make sure to eat healthy and take a walk outside each day. Turn off the news and relax with a good book or some music. Maintain your social network through social media, emails, texts, and phone calls so you don’t completely isolate yourself. It’s also a good way to check on family, friends, and neighbors. By continuing to care for one another, we can get through this together.
- Flatten the Curve – COVID-19
- Global Cases of Coronavirus COVID-19
- Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19 | CDC
- Mental Health Considerations During COVID-19 Outbreak | WHO
- Why your mental health may be suffering in the COVID-19 pandemic | PBS
- How to Stay Physically and Mentally Healthy While COVID-19 Has You Stuck at Home | TIME
- What you need to know about maintaining your mental health during the COVID-19 outbreak | Boston Globe
If you are looking for counseling on Long Island because you are feeling stressed, anxious, or isolated, give us a call at (631) 264-0058 or fill out our appointment request form to schedule an appointment.